West Seattle Green Space Coalition seeks to preserve potential park space in West Seattle; Meeting Sept. 28

The Genesee-Schmitz Neighborhood Council shares an announcement of the first meeting meant to weigh in on the disposition of green spaces in West Seattle.

The West Seattle Green Space Coalition will hold their first meeting Saturday, September 28, "gathering neighborhood councils, environmental groups, and citizens with a mission of (1) stopping the sale of the green spaces for development and (2) working to secure funding for future green space/park/public uses of the properties."

The meeting will be held at High Point Library, 3411 SW Raymond St. from 4:30 to 5:45. It is meant to be a preparation for the upcoming Public Hearing at the High Point Community Center, 6:30-8:30, October 2.

October 18, is the deadline to submit public comments to Seattle City Light. Emails may be sent to Seattle City Light at SCL_surplusproperty@seattle.gov. Written comments may be sent to:

Seattle City Light
Surplus Property Disposition Project
Real Estate Services
PO Box 34023
Seattle WA 98124-4023

They are asking people to sign a petition (and distribute to others) to be submitted to Seattle City Light and the Seattle City Council. It must be mailed by October 14 to c/o Mary Fleck 4511 50th Ave. SW Seattle WA 98116.

The properties are listed below (see the map above):

1. Ambaum - 1006 SW 144th Street, Burien
2. Andover - 2100 SW Andover Street, Seattle
3. Dakota - 4918 SW Dakota Street, Seattle
4. Delridge - 5601 23rd Avenue SW, Seattle
5. Dumar - 1605 SW Holden Street, Seattle
6. Fauntleroy -4520 SW Brace Point Drive, Seattle
7. Glendale -2423 S 132nd Street, SeaTac
8. Wabash - 5122 S Cloverdale Street, Seattle
9. White Center - 8820 - 9th Avenue SW, Seattle

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